Rosalie Geiger of Reedsville, Wis., has been appointed by the American Farm Bureau Federation to its Promotion and Education Committee for the 2017-2019 term beginning in March.
Geiger currently serves as the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee Chair.
Geiger and her husband, Randy, have a 360-acre dairy farm near Reedsville. Along with milking 50 registered cows and raising heifers they grow alfalfa, corn, soybeans and wheat. She is active in several organizations, including serving as director for the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.
Other new members from the Midwest include Renee McCauley of Michigan; Hilary Maricle of Nebraska; and Val Wagner of North Dakota.
The Promotion and Education Committee is comprised of 10 individuals representing qualifying Farm Bureau Promotion and Education states. It was launched in 2014 to develop and centralize resources that inspire and equip Farm Bureau members to convey the significance of agriculture. Committee members support and encourage state Farm Bureau volunteers to participate in projects and activities by providing resources for programs, communicating with state leaders and contributing collaborative ideas.